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Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 1 day ago(12/6/2023 10:53 AM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.   Position Summary:  The Senior Real Estate Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of real estate transactions for an area of clinics within the Athletico portfolio, including opening a target number of new clinics each year and managing renewal and expansion opportunities at existing clinics. The Senior Real Estate Manager will be responsible for managing in-house Transaction Managers, third party brokers, and lease administration, as well as leading and negotiating leases, influencing key stakeholders utilizing data-driven strategies, modeling new site openings, providing ongoing reporting, and supporting the development and presentation of business cases to executives.    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Direct oversight for transaction management team, including responsibility for onā€boarding, training, development and performance management for all transaction managers and lease administrators. - Manage a strategic process and liase with field resources and other stakeholders in the execution of new leases. - Present down selected options to key stakeholders and coordinate tours with local broker and applicable field management. - Research market comparables (from brokers), negotiate leases, communicate with landlords, master broker, or outside brokers, and advise internal stakeholders on Athletico’s greater real estate strategy’s alignment with Operations. - Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and master brokers to oversee and execute denovo transactions. - Analyze reports on leased sites, validate market research (from brokers), leasing costs, historical maintenance cost data, space metrics, lease portfolio renewals, expansions, and future increased/decreased space requirements. - In partnership with business development, lead real estate project initiation and scope definition, prioritization of assignments, and adherence to critical date-driven priorities, commitments, and milestones within lease negotiations; works closely with project management team for status of floor plans, lease executions, construction commencement, lease exhibits etc. - Influences constituents utilizing data and business knowledge and implements the transaction strategy in conjunction with key internal stakeholders. - Monitor and maintain a real estate project tracking system and corresponding Key Performance Indicators to ensure timely and successful transaction completion. Qualifications - Education: - Bachelor's degree (BAIBS) from four-year College or University - Work Experience: - 7 years of related experience and/or training; real estate experience is required. - Certification/Licensure: - None - Knowledge and Technical Skills: - Demonstrated interpersonal skills. - Advanced analytical and quantitative skills - Financial planning and market analysis Language Skills - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently. Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Requisition #
2023-37833
Metropolitan Area
Oak Brook, IL
Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 2 days ago(12/5/2023 5:04 PM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.   Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to assist in the implementation of the corporate compliance program under the direction of Corporate Compliance leadership to ensure the organization complies with applicable regulations.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Participate in policy development and implementation - Participate in risk assessment, investigation, development, and implementation of remediation plans - Conduct audits and implement the compliance auditing and monitoring plan under the direction of Corporate Compliance management - Assist in the implementation of regulatory compliance initiatives - Conduct investigations and resolve issues related to regulatory and compliance issues - Assist with identifying and remediating potential compliance issues with new acquisitions - Become a subject matter expert in Medicare and other regulatory compliance issues - Act as a subject matter expert and resource for billing/coding compliance topics - Participate in the training and education of compliance policies, procedures, and initiatives - Assist in the evaluation and vetting of new processes and service lines as it relates to regulatory compliance, coding, and documentation Qualifications: - Education: - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required - Work Experience: - Minimum two years of compliance experience required; four years of experience preferred - Certification/Licensure - None required - Knowledge and Technical Skills: - Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required - Must possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail - Must possess sound ethics and judgment - Demonstrates strong project management skills, communicating changes and progress, including on time and within budget Language Skills: - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently Physical Demands:  The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. - Ability to fulfill office activities including but not limited to remain stationary for extended periods of time (i.e., while working at a desk), stoop/kneel/crouch, travel around the office, communicate with others (verbal and written), and use fine motor skills including fine hand manipulation and keyboarding. - Ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus - Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds Work Environment:  - Consistent with a standard office environment, noise level is low with little to no extraordinary environmental factors. Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Requisition #
2023-37823
Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 1 week ago(11/29/2023 3:31 PM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.   Position Summary: The Talent Acquisition (TA) Operations Specialist will act as the primary administrator for the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and other systems and tehnolgies used in the candidate and recruiting process. This role will be responsible for managing and problem-solving non-routine situations, interpreting guidelines, procedures, policies, and practices. The TA Operations Specialist will review TA trends, develop actionable recommendations, document processes and procedures, as well as assist with system responsibilities as needed.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Act as primary manager and administrator of ATS and associated vendor relationships - Manage the day-to-day administration of the ATS, working closely with various HR and TA partners to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support effective technology solutions aligned with the HR/TA strategy - Help define and implement technology procedures and best practices - Design, implement and troubleshoot integration solutions and interface errors for all platform or vendor relationships (iCIMs, Yello, ADP, internal platforms, etc.) - Perform ATS, and partnering platforms, data updates, exports, imports, clean-ups, and researches/reports on any data discrepancies - Administer audits and other quality assurance reviews - Create meaningful and usable custom reports using various sources to analyze TA data and metrics to track trends and develop actionable recommendations to support business initiatives and deliver routine (daily/weekly/monthly) reporting - Document processes and procedures for TA members as well as end users - Identify critical issues. Prioritize, investigate, determine and develop resolutions, and escalate as needed - Assist HR and TA Management team with special projects - Support Ad hoc requests from the TA team and ensure timely responses to questions - Consult and closely partner with HR Directors and internal HR stakeholders where ATS integration and system needs/updates impact broader HR Systems Qualifications: - Education: - Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Information Technology or related field required. - Work Experience: - Minimum of 3 years of experience in HRIS, or related field - Knowledge and Technical Skills: - Advanced experience using, configuring and managing iCIMS, ATS system - Advanced excel experience including pivot tables and sophisticated calculations - Ability to prepare complex data/trends and succinctly present for management and leadership use - Experience managing vendor relationships - Strong written and verbal communication skills - Strong sense of urgency - High level of reliability and accountability - Problem-solving approach to new and existing challenges - Ability to actively listen and cooperate with a diverse group of employees across various levels - Demonstrated analytical skills and attention to detail - Effective organizational skills and time management skills - Exhibits creativity, innovation and forward thinking - Ability to manage confidential information Language Skills - Ability to read, write and speak English proficient   Physical Demands:  -   Work Environment:  -   Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Requisition #
2023-37618
Metropolitan Area
Oak Brook, IL
Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 1 week ago(11/28/2023 12:23 PM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.   Position Summary: As an integral part of Athletico’s accounting/finance team, the Accounting Analyst is responsible for a variety of accounting and analytical responsibilities ensuring complete, accurate and timely financial data related to month end close and financial and tax reporting.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Participate in the monthly close process of Athletico. This will entail performing assigned accounting functions prior to due dates, analyzing assigned accounts, and posting journal entries during the close process. - Analyze financial data to identify trends, variances and resolve any discrepancies that may arise. - Reconcile assigned accounts by the due date specified in the reconciliation schedule. - Collaborate with other resource department leaders to obtain information and improve controls. - Provide back up support via cross training for other associates’ areas. - Record journal entries, accruals and reclasses as needed. - Create, update and maintain reconciliation work papers. - Assist in the preparation of financial data. - Participate in the annual external audit process and provides support as needed for tax and government audits. - Facilitate and assist in ad hoc projects, as needed. Qualifications: - Education - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance - Work Experience - 2+ years of public or private company experience in general accounting - Certification/Licensure - None - Knowledge and Technical Skills - Knowledge and direct experience with ERP systems (e.g. MS Dynamics SL, Solomon, SAGE Intacct) and other financials tools (Workday Adaptive Insights, Concur, etc) preferred. - Expertise in accounting terminology and procedures, knowledge and understanding of GAAP. - Proficient in Microsoft Suite with expertise in Word and Excel - Ability to explain and interpret accounting and financial information - Possess an understanding of financial processes, such as financial close, consolidations, planning, forecasting, and reporting. - Ability to organize and analyze data, communicate with stakeholders, and develop recommendations. - Ability to follow precise procedures and demonstrate strong attention to detail. - Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a diverse and multicultural environment. - Strong analytical skills to problem solve and implement solutions. - Demonstrate personal integrity in interactions with internal clients. - Ability to analyze data and make process improvement recommendations - Demonstrated ability to understand and determine priorities, effectively manage time and develop work plans in order to accomplish tasks and/or projects - Demonstrated ability to develop personally and professionally Language Skills: - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently Physical Demands:  The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. - Ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus - Ability to fulfill office activities including but not limited to remain stationary for extended periods of time (i.e. while working at a desk), stoop/kneel/crouch, travel around the office, communicate with others (verbal and written), and use fine motor skills including fine hand manipulation and keyboarding. Work Environment:  - Consistent with a standard office environment, noise level is low with little to no extraordinary environmental factors.  Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Requisition #
2023-37576
Metropolitan Area
Oak Brook, IL
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Post Date 3 weeks ago(11/14/2023 6:34 PM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture. Position Summary: The Market Development Manager is responsible for identifying, developing and managing the growth of outpatient rehabilitation services by maintaining and growing existing relationships, as well as cultivating new ones, to drive increased new patient referrals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Manage regional and territorial relationships, building analysis and strategy with new and current relationships to include referral sources, affiliates, business contacts and patients, in collaboration with the marketing department and territory operations team - Use analytics to recommend actions and guide relationship building strategy, to include tracking and reporting on activity, and maintaining referral sources profiles - Create opportunity for relationship building by identifying new leads and contacts - Develop strategic program specialties by identifying key referral sources and aligning with specialty clinicians - Assist and support other team members in developing and enhancing relationship building skills to include ongoing development of relationship building training curriculum, and field support as needed - Provide input to marketing team in development of marketing collaterals - Consult on opportunities that increase brand awareness initiatives to include, sponsorships, community events, and business to business opportunities - Experience using an automated Customer Relationship Tool Additional Duties and Responsibilities: - Perform other duties as required Education and Experience: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. - Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communication or health related field or equivalent work experience - Two to three years of outside sales experience preferred. Healthcare related background highly desirable Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Ability to consistently communicate a clear understanding of patient/client expectations and adapt as appropriate to exceed their needs - Ability to focus attention on determining what can be done to make progress - Ability to develop personally and professionally - Ability to collaborate to achieve a common goal - Demonstrated event planning expertise - Ability to work independently - Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - Exhibit strong time management skills Language Skills: - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. - Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear - Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to: remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.) - Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms - Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds - Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding) - Local travel required Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Internal office - The noise level in the work environment is usually low Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Requisition #
2023-37285
Metropolitan Area
Chicago - South
Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 3 weeks ago(11/17/2023 4:34 PM)
Position Summary: The HR Shared Services Manager, reporting to the Director, HRIS & HR Operations is responsible for managing the HR shared services team and ensuring the delivery of high-quality HR/People services and support to Athletico internal customers and employees. The HR Shared Services team is primarily responsible for fielding questions from employees and managers regarding HR policies, HR processes, HR systems, employee benefits, payroll questions, and contact information.   This role includes overseeing and leading HR/People operations, employee, and labor relations, managing employee inquiries, developing, and maintaining HR/People policies and procedures, and coordinating with all Athletico HR functions to ensure seamless delivery of HR/People Services.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The below is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization and the overall business objectives of the organization. - Lead a high performing HR Shared Services function that drives results through HR policies and procedures. - Manage team and systems responsible for responding to inbound employee questions received through various channels including email, telephone, and a ticketing management system. - Drive ongoing improvements through standardizing, automating, creative solutioning, and consolidating processes in support of HR delivery strategy. - Drive operational performance and service excellence within the HR Shared Service team and monitor team performance against defined SLAs (Service Level Agreement). This includes creating, communicating, and maintaining a Service Level Agreement for customers. - Collaborate with internal partners (HR, IT, Finance, Legal etc.) to deliver seamless services and execute an HR Shared Services Strategy - Maintain compliance to internal and external regulatory and control requirements. - Design, develop, document and maintain HR/People policies and procedures in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. - Seek feedback from COEs (Centers of Excellence) and HRBPs to continually identify needs and opportunities.  - Review, analyze and reconcile relevant data to proactively identify controls that need strengthening and track metrics on performance SLAs - Responsible for proactively identifying recurring issues, evaluating trends, and develops plans to address performance issues through process changes, training, and talent management. - Handle escalated and/or sensitive requests and issues. This includes addressing escalated requests but also routing elevated requests to other HR functional specialists. - Develop and maintain HR Service Center Knowledgebase. Partners with functional HR leads to enhance the knowledgebase to ensure accurate and timely employee support.  Qualifications - A bachelor's degree preferred in Human Resources or related field, or similar experience required. - 5 years of HR Generalist experience with progressive responsibilities required. 2 years of management/supervisory experience preferred. - Healthcare industry experience preferred. - Ability to influence and build positive productive working relationships. - Exceptional verbal and written communications skills to effectively interact with HR team members, employees, managers, and other stakeholders. - Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross functional teams and departments. - Technology proficiency: familiarity with HR software (ADP, iCIMS, ServiceNow), systems, and tools to manage HR processes and data efficiently. Language Skills - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.   Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Requisition #
2023-36974
Metropolitan Area
Oak Brook, IL
Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 1 week ago(11/28/2023 12:13 PM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.   Position Summary: The Value-Based Care Strategy & Operations Leader will report to Strategy senior leadership and serve as a key member of the Strategy team. The intent of this role is to design and deliver programs and partnerships which offer revenue and profitability growth potential as well as greater margin sustainability for Athletico.    This role will drive a material shift in Athletico’s payment mix from fee-for-service to value-based over the mid-term by delivering multiple successful value-based care (VBC) arrangements in the near-term which help build needed capabilities and prove value of Athletico's VBC program, enabling broader commercialization of VBC.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Build:  Define and develop capabilities (i.e., Athletico's MSK VBC program) to deliver favorable financial and clinical outcomes for populations within value-based arrangements - Capabilities may be partner vs build vs buy - Early VBC arrangements serve an opportunities to test and prove concepts and offerings - Sell:  Secure new value-based arrangements - Build, measure, and advance VBC sales pipeline in partnership with internal stakeholders; while others may lead individual client leads, this role should ensure broad visibility over our sales pipeline - Develop financial constructs at appropriate position on the "risk spectrum" based on partner's needs and preferences, and coordinate contracting process around these financial terms - Deliver:  Build and lead team to design and implement value-based program for newly secured VBC partnerships - Based on customer needs/opportunities/preferences, design capabilities/tools/workflows for program in collaboration with internal clinical/operational subject matter expert - Create business cases and logical stories to drive decisions on resources and partnership - Facilitate deployment, and training as needed, to initiate the VBC arrangement - Foster:  For ongoing VBC arrangements, measure progress and enhance value within ongoing VBC arrangements - Orchestrate analytics which define value and align to contractual and financial obligations - Facilitate regular stewardship cadence to review progress, manage customer expectations, and define enhancements to programs Qualifications: - Education: - Bachelor’s Degree in business-related field required; Master’s degree preferred - Work Experience: - Minimum of 10 years of work experience in Strategy, Finance, Payer Relations, Marketing or equivalent business-related field required - Substantial experience in the healthcare industry, in particular working in, or collaborating with, healthcare provider organizations as well as payers and health plans required - Certification/Licensure: - N/A - Knowledge and Technical Skills: - Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision - Strong communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective teamwork (both as a team leader and team member) and expectations management with manager - Excellent written communication skills; in particular, ability to write compelling narratives and storylines and narratives in MS PowerPoint and MS Word - Knowledge of financial terms and principles and ability to conduct advanced financial analysis, including P&L projections - Ability and willingness to proactively manage expectations and priorities with manager, especially in the event projects and priorities are shifting or conflicting, whether deliberately or implicitly - Ability and willingness to concurrently work on multiple projects and adjust priorities in a fast-paced environment - Attention to detail, time management skills and exceptional organizational skills are required Language Skills: - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently Physical Demands:  The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. - Ability to fulfill office activities including, but not limited to, remain stationary for extended periods of time (i.e., while working at a desk), stoop/kneel/crouch, travel around the office, communicate with others (verbal and written), and use fine motor skills including fine hand manipulation and keyboarding. - Ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:  - Consistent with a standard office environment, noise level is low with little to no extraordinary environmental factors. Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Requisition #
2023-30015
Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
Post Date 1 month ago(11/3/2023 11:32 AM)
Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.   Position Summary: The Director, Payor Relations serves as an experienced managed care resource nationally to the organization leading, working alongside, and directing the core Fee-For-Service (FFS) Payor Relations contracting team that has responsibility for all payor contracts to ultimately ensure optimum reimbursement, value and performance leveraging strong relationships with all payors across all lines of business (e.g. Group health, Work Comp, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, etc.). The role ensures accurate and timely reimbursement from insurance companies, government agencies, and vendors in addition to owning FFS contract negotiations end-to-end. The position acts as a liaison between Athletico and payors of all types and across all lines of business nationally, regionally, and locally.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Negotiate with as well as manage the core FFS team responsible for driving payor contracting negotiations across all lines of business to maximize growth and performance - Develop and maintain relationships with third party payors, including commercial insurers, self-funded employers, government agencies, worker’s comp, etc. - Manage staff to include selection, work allocation, training, coaching, and mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation, feedback, and corrective action - Assist with credentialing and demographic updates of professionals in payor directories to ensure timely payment for services provided - Work closely with legal, billing, and compliance on active negotiations, and, when necessary, resolve payment and/or billing disputes productively - Stay abreast of industry changes to rules and regulations governing the payment for services provided to federally-funded patients - Assist with contracting for employer services as a growing business segment for Value-Based Care Qualifications: - Education: - Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or professional degree in Business or Health Administration preferred - Work Experience: - Minimum 7 years’ experience in managed care contract negotiations from a payor or provider lens - Experience negotiating managed care contracts with spend or revenue in the tens of millions of dollars (US $) is strongly preferred - Experience with Ancillary (PT / OT) contracting is strongly preferred - Work Comp contracting experience preferred - Both payor (national or regional) and provider managed care contracting experience is a plus - Experience with Independent Physician / Provider Associations (IPAs), Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs), etc. is a plus - Minimum 5 years’ management level experience - Certification/Licensure: - None required - Knowledge and Technical Skills: - Strong Fee-For-Service managed care contracting proficiency; owning negotiations end-to-end, driving to completion on a deadline - Sound experience with managing and driving multiple in-flight negotiations at different stages - Strong understanding of government reimbursement - Proficient working knowledge of different provider reimbursement methodologies required (fee schedules, per diems, per visit rates, etc.) - Proficient in Microsoft 365, including Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook - Proven ability to clearly organize and effectively convey information - Demonstrated ability to work effectively with both internal and external customers Language Skills: - Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently Physical Demands:  The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. - Ability to fulfill office activities including but not limited to remain stationary for extended periods of time (i.e., while working at a desk), stoop/kneel/crouch, travel around the office, communicate with others (verbal and written), and use fine motor skills including fine hand manipulation and keyboarding. - Ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus - Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds  Work Environment:  - Consistent with a standard office environment, noise level is low with little to no extraordinary environmental factors. Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Requisition #
2023-28709
Metropolitan Area
Oak Brook, IL

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